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the east coast this morning. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles southwest of halifax, nova scotia. its close skirt up the eastern sea board was less intense than originally feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents, though. kevin is live for us in rockport, massachusetts. it looks pretty as a picture behind you. >> reporter: absolutely, you know. earl, we hardly knew you, thank goodness. because here in rockport, this harbor would be filled with boats and a lot of them have been pulled out of the water. and the good news is this morning that everything planned for rockport and the gloucester area out here in massachusetts is being put back on and all the labor day celebrations are going to be taking place. and they're going to be taking place as many people here breathe a sigh of relief. because this storm did go through here last night. it's gray and there's a little bit of rain coming down, but nothing like had been predicted all week long from this fierce force four hurricane that was going to be coming through here. fortunat
. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles or so southwest of halifax, snow scotia after brushing parts of massachusetts overnight. the storm disrupted vacations this labor day weekend. its close skirt up the eastern seaboard was less intense than feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents. we have nbc's kevin tibbles live in rock port, massachusetts. sunshine in the last hour. looks like sunshine how. you're having a good time it looks like. >> reporter: alex, earl we hardly new you. i don't think we got to meet you at all last night. it rained here a little bit, but nothing like the dire predictions that have been taking place all week with this cat 4 storm showing up here. earl turned out to be a bit of a wimp actually. it's a beautiful day in rock port. all the activities planned for the labor day weekend and were put on hold, everything is being put back on. if folks were headed out here and were a little scared of the weather forecast, my advice to you would be to hop into a car right now because it is a gorgeous day here in rock
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from north carolina to maine and, of course, we don't want to forget the folks in canada as well. this is what earl looks like from space. this picture taken from nasa astronauts. on land some tourists hope to ride this thing out. >> hang out and see what happens. >>it's all good. it's vacation snipe love the beach. i'm not scared of it. the weather channel, stephanie abrams in kill devil hills. this thing is coming through as people are beginning their long labor day weekends. >> yeah. that's really an issue here. the other issue is when this storm system moves northbound we're going to get an east wind first so we'll get hit from atlantic side then as it goes past us we'll get more of a west wind and we're going get hit from the sound side. so we could really get a double whammy here on the outer banks when it comes to flooding. as you can see you mentioned the beach, the red flags have goern up, they are urging information stay out of the water. i was here 24 hours ago. surf is definitely higher than it was yesterday. rip current is going to be a big risk. overall, contessa, y
in canada. nbc's kevin tibbles is watching things from his point in rock port, massachusetts. kevin, looks pretty nice there this morning, right? >> reporter: alex, it's a beautiful day here in rock port. i don't know if i'm supposed to be embarrassed to say that to you. i feel a little bit embarrassed being out here outside talking about this monstrous category 4 earl hurricane that is basically category 4 wimp when it comes to the coastline of massachusetts. i don't want to get ahead of myself because we don't know what's happening up in nova scotia really except the rain started there. this storm kept far away from cape ann where i'm talking to you from today in rockport. a lot of the activities put on hold because of the storm for the long weekend here are now back on today. and my only real advice to people who perhaps were scared away from coming down to the sea shore would be to hop in the car. it is a lovely day. and i'm not going to be the only one eating all the salt water taffy here. i would suggest coming down to rockport. it's a beautiful day down here. you know, it's sort of
toward the coast of nova scotia in canada. kevin tibbles is live in rock port, massachusetts, where last hour we were seeing maybe little rain and wind when i talked to you. what's the scene like now kevin? >> alex, the sun is out here in rock port. it's going to be a lovely day. as a matter of fact, all the activities for labor day that were canceled here have all been put back on because earl really didn't live up to his reputation. not only crossing further out to sea than here in cape ann, but actually not, not dropping as much rain as people expected or at least they had been prepared to expect when this storm went through. so it's going to be a lovely day here. a lot of the boats have been taken out of the harbor. but i'm assuming that they're going to started going back in today because it's supposed to be a lovely day here. the only thing i really have to add to all this, because i don't have a lot to talk about in terms of damage or anything like that, is that yes, you're absolutely right, this storm is heading towards nova scotia. i'm going to be calling my son after this becau
. the fda says canada dry ging gingerale improperly claims to be enhanced with antioxidants. they also say lipton tea falsely links drinking their tea to lower cholesterol. right now, firefighters are scouring boulder, colorado, where eight people are missing. it seemed the eight missing refused evacuation orders. this is very frightening news. what do we know about this search, miguel? >> it certainly is. we do know authorities are doing what they call welfare checks, trying to go door to door to where they believed these people lived. all eight of these people were holdouts. they belief they hammered, that nailed themselves down and said i refuse to evacuate their home. and that they believe they may still actually be holed up on the hill. i asked fire authorities point blank, do you believe there could be some fatalities. they told us sure, it's possible, but they don't believe there is any fatalities. they just believe they're holdouts that refuse to come down from the mountain and they remain unaccounted for. communications up there are still very sticky and iffy. they believe they're
for the united states are being diverted to canada. this at a time when, as jim miklaszewski is telling us, there's been unconfirmed reports there's another hijacking. all takeoffs were stopped, but they were planes in the air, obviously, at the time of these first two attacks on the twin trade towers and then on the pentagon. >> andrea mitchell is standing by with more information. she was at the state department. andrea? >> reporter: the state department, as you know, has been evacuated. secretary of state colin powell is now en route on home from lima, peru. he did not get to his destination of bogota, colombia, today. so that trip canceled. he as all other officials heading back. state department officials and the white house officials and the nsc have been evac waited. conde rice was in the situation room. cia director george tenet has been holding meetings in his office in langley, virginia. as we reported earlier, key fbi team members from their rescue efforts and anti-coordinating terror team were stranded in monterey, california, where they were on a secret exercise, military exercise. >
diverted to canada. still no clailim of responsibity that ihis veriable or credible at this time. yasser arafat has condemned this attack saying it's shocking and appalling. >> of course, we should mention back in february of 1993 was when that bomb went off in the garage of the world trade center, killing six people, injuring 1,000 people. and that, of course, was an unbelievable scene. but compared to this, it seems actually-- >> this is what they intended to do back then. >> -- minor. let's go to bob haeger who has information for us. bob? >> reporter: katie, i was just thinking as you commented there about the various planes involved. the one that we know of so far, because it's confirmed by american airlines, is that that flight 11 which had been scheduled from boston's logan airport to los angeles,that flight 11 was hijacked this morning. and it is presumed that that may thatbeen one of the planes went into one of the towers of the world trade center. there were at least two more planes involved in this because the other tower was hit. and then the pentagon was also there were eyew
to forget our friends up there in canada, they are likely to see a landfalling tropical storm about 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. the bottom line is a glancing blow from a storm that once was a beast and now barely a hurricane. >>> a short time ago, officials lifted the evacuation order for dare county, north carolina, it was enough to cause flooding and power outages to thousands of people. considering that earl was a category 4 storm just yesterday, north carolina's governor says it could have been much worse. 12k >> we dodged a bullet, purely and simply, north carolina has dodged a bullet and we are glad that storm is out of our state. happy labor day weekend, it will be for north carolina. >> ron mott joins us from kill devil hills, ron, how is it looking out there. >> reporter: from a category 4 to a category 1. i can see just to our south here that there are some blue skies headed our way, and by about 3:00 or 4:00 eastern time, we're expected to be mostly sunny with temperatures rising rapidly back into the 90s here, it's going to be a great weather weekend for the labor day holiday.
it made an emergency landing in stockhm olm this morning. the flight was en route from canada to pakistan. the man in custody sufficient pakistani origin and has been detained for questioning. police are searching that plane right now. if nothing suspicious is found the passengers will be free to continue their journey on that plane bound for pakistan. >>> let's go to washington. new this morning, president obama is ripping the gop over the newly unveiled pledge to america. house republicans first shared the details of his plan on thursday. this morning, the gop says its pledge to slash taxes and cut spending represents a new way forward that hasn't been tried in washington. but the president isn't impressed with the proposals. >> many were the very same policies that tloed the economic crisis in the first place, which isn't surprising since many of the leaders were among the architects of that failed policy. >> nbc's mike viqueira is live at the white house. good morning to you. so the republicans aren't just defending their plan this morning. they are deciding to go out on the attack, t
. >> indeed. this is a priest at a temple in canada. his beard is 7'9" long. a bit of a guiness world record classic. that gets him into this year's book. >> how about the longest career as an ice cream man. >> you wouldn't know it, would you. this is charlie. he's been an ice cream man for 30 years. he's been driving his truck around new jersey, which is where he hails from. putting smiles on children's faces for all that time. a fair play to him. >> hats off to him, for sure. >> here is one that doesn't make a lot of sense to me. the most kicks to the head. come on. what is that? >> there's a little bit of everything. this is nick. he came up to us at an event last year. he wanted to get into the guiness world record books. i said kick yourself in the head. he did it 77 times tieing the guiness world record. a fair play to him. >> he's got to have strong abs, wow. >> what about the next guy. the longest nose in the world. how long it is? >> this man is from turkey. from the bridge to the tip is 3.46 inches long. yet, again, another of the human body records that are in this year's book. we
and two others in candidate all involve people who received medical care in canada. >>> irish premiere denies being drunk and hung over on the air. ryan cowans voice was hoarse and he was giving vague and incoherent answers during an interview with state tv. >>> penelope cruz's rep confirm she's is 4 1/2 months pregnant. it is the first child for the actress and her husband. the two got married in a hush-hush july ceremony in the bahamas. trust me. trust me. ya i like that. trust me. bankers are known to be a little bit in love with themselves. are we going up? we can get the next one. i'd like to get your advice on hedging - risk... exposure. what makes us different? for 300 years we've chosen to focus on our clients. what a novel idea. ♪ [ mom ] game time is all about the traditions. it's all about the tackles and the touchdowns... and watching my boys do what they do. but for me, it's even more than that. game time is about our time. together. [ female announcer ] get low prices on all your favorites for the game. save money. live better. walmart. >>> a one-armed man survives an a
out of canada moved into that region producing temperatures to produce a dusting of snow in that area. temperatures will climb up to the 60s this weekend. >>> how good does it feel to find a great bargain? according to a new study, it's just like sex apparently. english researchers found that shoppers experienced the same rush of endorphins when they hit a hot sale as they do when they're sexually turned on. 50 volunteers looked at pornographic pictures while scientists monitored their eye movements and brain activity. then clippings of shopping ads about we should note, the institute of promotional marketing conducted the study. >>> coming up, bermuda's bracing for a hurricane as igor swirls right toward that island. we've got a live report from bermuda next. >>> plus august was the worst month in foreclosures ever on record. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. we'll keep restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set u
in these states here, there are also reports of two cases in canada. an unknown number in india as well. we have the commander of disease control and prevention. we say superbug. can you describe what we're talking about in this situation? what is this? >> definitely, richard. i appreciate the opportunity to be with you here. i think it's important to put the problem that's being described currently in some of these articles into perspective. many are about something called the mdm-1. there have been only three cases of this mdm-1 reports in the united states. they were reported back in june of this year. they've been investigated. as far as we're aware there are no additional cases. what we are much more concerned about is a cousin of the mdm known as kpc, which is an organism that is present in health care facilities in the united states. it's been described in more than 30 states. it's something relatively uncommon in most places right now. but it is very resis tentd to antibiotics. it's difficult to treat. aggressive action right now can help control the spread of this organism, this kpc org
is coming down from canada sparking thunderstorms through the great lakes and some of the areas like iowa and northern portions of illinois. down along the texas coast we are getting some wet weather in the pacific northwest as well with the low pressure system and a new storm system lingering there on the pacific northwest coast. another story, it has been hot in dallas this week. and the heat will continue this weekend. this is the last official summer weekend. it will certainly feel like it in florida and through the southeast. let's take a look at the forecast for your saturday. nice and cool in boston with highs in the 60s. a beautiful day from pittsburgh, baltimore, philly and washington, d.c. not bad in new york. partly cloudy and 74. as far as the rest of the country goes, chicago, you'll be damp during the day today and wet weather in san antonio. phoenix, 108 degrees. it has been 106 all week long. into sunday it will be hot in the desert southwest. you notice we are warming um up from d.c. to new york with temperatures in the low 80s. overall, no severe weather is expected this
. >>> hurricane igor still going strong, this time battering newfoundla newfoundland's coast in canada, packing high winds and heavy rain. >>> corruption on steroids, that's how one los angeles district attorney is describing the case of eight city officials from bell, california. the not so great eight faceed arainment within the last hour accused of pocketing some $5.5 million taxpayer dollars. the bell manager, former city manager and the rest were rounded up from their homes and hauled into jail. george lewis joins us from our bureau in burbank. describe the case against the eight city leaders. >> contessa, they're accused of looting the city treasury to the tune of $5.5 million appropriating the money for their own use without taxpayers' permission. it revolves around the high salaries paid to former city manager, robert rizzo and seven others. rizzo apparently had a compensation package that totalled $1.5 million. the way they did this was about five years ago bell was made a charter city which gave the city council sweeping powers to approve high salaries for themselves without taxpayer
for 33 trapped miners in chile. rescue workers brought in a new drill machine of canada to speed up the rescue. officials and engineers optimistic it may cut down the time to rescue those liners to maybe two months instead of four. >>> there's a new resident at 10 downing street in london, the home of the british prime minister. florence cameron made the public debut with her parents. prime minister david cameron and his wife samantha. she was born on august 24th. >>> and that wraps up this day for me. i appreciate that you watch. i hope you have a great holiday weekend. for those on the east coast, stay safe. i'll see you back here tuesday. andrea mitchell reports next and talking with labor secretary solis about the unemployment report. eve my worst symptoms without drowsiness... ...so i stay as alert and focused as someone without allergies. for me, claritin is the perfect allergy medicine. i only live claritin clear ♪ well, if you come from the hood ♪ ♪ or ya come from the burbs ♪ got the fellas up in here tonight ♪ ♪ ♪ we at the block party having fun ♪ ♪ so,
directlya from allen town, pennsylvania to toronto, ontario, canada, when it hit a railroad bridge near syracuse, new york, and then flipped over on its side. the local sheriff's department says the bus was apparently too tall to make it under the low bridge. some of those injured people are apparently in critical conditio as well. crews in colorado believe they have stopped a wildfire near bouldefrom spreading. that fire has destroyemed 169 hos and torched ten square miles of canyons. 1,000 firefighters from 20 states converged to battle this fire. authorities have not determined what sparked it but they think it was human caused. many residents are still waiting for the go ahead to return to their homes. o >>> as we continue our coverage of the 9/11 commemorations we'll take you to shanksville, pennsylvania for the first lady's emotional remarks. we'll also go to afghanistan to see hw u.s. troops are marking this somber anniversary. stay with us. you're watching msnbc saturday. the most powerful half-ton crew in america has a powertrain backed for 100,000 miles. chevy silverado half-t
there first. a team from south africa and a team from canada and they're all working to get there with different methods with a hole that will be 28 inches in diameter so they'll be able to send a capsule down and then bring the 33 miners out one at a time. but as this is going on, as you mentioned, 27 of the 33 families are at a court today and they are filing a civil lawsuit. they say that they would like to be compensated for the anguish, for those down below, as well as those on the surface, $1 million a miner. of course, they'll be suing the government, as well as the mine company here. but that mine company is in bankruptcy. so, it's not likely they'll have the assets, really, to pay out if the judge were to award something. tamron? >> kerry sanders live for us in chile, thank you very much, kerry, for that update. >>> coming up, charter schools. are they the solution to the problem? we're going to talk with the ceo of one of the successful charter schools ahead. big debate if charter schools are the answer. ♪ >>> plus, the secret behind seal's new video and song ded
on the east coast. but in canada, they are cleaning up from the damage the storm winds have left behind and uprooted trees and knocked down power lines leaving more than 200,000 households in the dark. residents spent much of the weekend clear out debris. >>> millions of americans, this labor day is a tough reminder of time spent outside the work force. latest job numbers say more than 15 million americans are jobless and private sector growth may not be enough to keep the democrats in the driver's seat during the midterm. mo was a spokesperson for hillary clinton campaign and joe watkins is a republican strategist and msnbc political analyst. good morning to you both. >> good morning. >> who has got this message on jobs that is going to resonate with the voters? which party is it? go ahead and let's start with you, mo. >> i think democrats. i think the president has put forward a number of initiatives that have led to a slow, put steady, job growth or had heed in the right direction for the first time in nearly a decade. i think it's eight straight months now of job growth. what democr
.m. tonight around the cape and it will do a little bit of damage and our friends in canada will probably do some cleanup during the day saturday too. so we have always said kind of a glancing blow, however you want to characterize it. but yesterday we had a category 4 storm, we had to prepare for it. we didn't think it would weaken, but now it's weakened 65-mile-per-hour in a little over 24 hours. you couldn't count on that happening. >> without a major landfall. a category 4 to a category 1 over water. >> it's a lot of dry air, that's mostly the bottom line. but the people and meteorologists studying what happened and why it weakened so quickly. >>> developing right now, everyone, that blowout preventer that failed to stop the gulf of mexico oil leak, that has just been removed from the well. it happened within the last 30 minutes or so ago and to describe this thing, it's about 50 feet tall, it weigh s 300 tons, and it was detached around the well head about 1:30 p.m. eastern time. so about 45 minutes ago. this is very slowly going to be lifted up to the surface and it's not going to mak
. that's not the case when you go up through the eastern seaboard. flood watches through canada and mid-atlantic and boston area won't be too bad with this one. how much rainfall we are expecting with this storm and adding it up as it goes in time here and the possibility of a six to seven inch localized rain event in areas of new jersey and new york city and that would be a big deal as far as the timing goes. starts tonight in d.c., some light rain and the real significant rains early tomorrow morning. the morning commute around d.c., philly and also baltimore will be bad. new york the heavy rain will just be moving in. tomorrow afternoon and evening the heaviest delays and d.c., philly to new york and getting into heaartford and wraps up thursday night into friday morning. it's a weird event. almost like a nor'easter type storm. just a very heavy rain event. a storm we would see in the spring -- >> it's a weird fall. let's just say that. >> i like a quiet fall, but the leaves first. >> doesn't this make that? >> we'll appreciate it later. >> thank you. >>> there are some frightening m
by a lot of people here in canada. it's also possible somebody here in the united states knows something, too. they're asking for any help anybody may give them. somebody may remember something this long after the case, even two years out. thomas? >> who was in her life at this time? she had a boyfriend. she had people that were around her on a day-to-day basis. were they all scratched off the list? >> she did. so far everybody that has emerged as a suspect has been scratched off the list. at least officially by police. she had a boyfriend. she had an ex-boyfriend. the there are people in her family that suspect one or the other. at the moment nothing is pointing to either win of them. it is a true mystery. >> we want to remind you again a dream house mystery on dateline tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern. a, and what it lets them do. the thing i love most about zyrtec® is that it allows me to be outside. [ male announcer ] we bet you'll love zyrtec®, too -- or it's free. [ vonetta ] it is countdown to marshmallow time. [ woman laughs ] [ woman ] chopping and peeling can be kinda relaxing at
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this guy. i'm thinking he's trying to get to canada. >> could have been. dealing with these guys, what happens when somebody goenz the run, many times they go back to an area they're comfortable, they know their way around, they know the ins and out of a city, perhaps they have a support group, family, friends. they go back to where they feel safe, even if they're a suspect in this terrible crime, which appears to be the murder of this young woman. as you suggest, this guy was convicted of a rape when he was 20 years old. he's now about 34. but he has other crimes in his recent history, drugs, weapons, burglaries. so this is really, you know, potentially a bad guy. now how this young woman, the daughter of a police chief, got hooked up with him, we don't know. we don't know whether this was just a chance meeting or relationship, but one thing we do know, that you can take anybody's name and go to a national sex offender registry. you can get through it through our website, livesecure.org, or any other way on the internet. you can punch in somebody's name and you can find out who they a
, canada, japan. is this the result of people taking antibiotics when we don't know need them and then our bodies, when we finally do need them have somehow built up a defense against the drugs meant to help us? >> well, this particular bug has developed such a resistance because of, basically, frivolous use of antibiotics in certain areas of the world. when you, when they have this kind of selective pressure, that means they just have to become more and more resistant in order to survive. so, they will. >> what is your advice to people out there concerned about this or even the next time we're sick and we ask our doctor for a z pack or any other antibiotic. >> i tell you right now, this gene does not necessarily make the bacteria more aggressive or mean or more vicious. the bacteria is the same. it's only when these bacteria that have this gene cause an infection. it basically makes it our ability to treat this infection is a lot more limited than we would like. we can't can treat it. >> we understand those three cases that we talked about, the patients recovered well and we'll keep an ey
suspected of carrying explosives on a flight from canada to pakistan. but the search has turned up nothing so far. the plane was diverted to stoke home where he's being detained. >>> a fourth lawsuit has been filed against a popular atlanta area pastor accused of having sex with young male churchgoers. an attorney denies the allegations. >>> a federal judge has ordered the air force to reinstate a nurse discharged under the don't ask, don't tell policy. it calls margaret witt an exemplary officer. >>> the nation's drug enforcement agency is asking people to drop off their expired and unused prescriptions at more than 4,000 locations today. those are your fast five headlines. >>> a new report in "the washington post" said the risk of small scale attacks by al qaeda and its allies is on the rise. the reports cite senior obama administration officials who say the terrorist network is likely to attempt less sophisticated attacks in the united states. and it is extremely difficult to detect these kinds of threats in the advance. joining me is evan coleman. good morning to you. how worried are y
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